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Catch up on the latest news from Breck students, faculty, and alumni.

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Malcom Yearby at ICYV 2018

Malcolm Yearby '20 was selected to be a member of the inaugural International Congress of Youth Voices. After being nominated by a Breck faculty member, he was selected for his commitment to leadership and social justice and passion and eloquence as a writer. 

Read More about Breck Junior reflects on International Congress of Youth Voices experiences

Viewpoints

Teacher Jenny Bennett with students
Natalia Rico Hernández, Head of School

As skilled educators, Breck faculty understand that students learn best when discrete skills, socio-emotional or otherwise, are applied to varied contexts in developmentally appropriate ways from preschool through 12th grade.

Breck Chapel
Alexis Kent, Religion Department Head and MS Chaplain

Being an Episcopal School offers yet another opportunity for students to engage in their development of identity and empowerment of voice. Throughout the Preschool through 12th grade experience, Religion class and Chapel provide spaces where students discern their own beliefs and how those beliefs relate to others.

Students at Sheridan Story
Frederique Schmidt, Community Engagement Coordinator

Our Community Engagement program is set up to meet each student where they are and allows them to develop these skill at their own pace. Success looks and feels different to each student.


 

First-Grade Buddies at Homecoming
Lisa Heurung, Katy Pearson, and Staci Prior, Breck Counselors

“Students’ Physical and Emotional Growth are Important in the Pursuit of Potential.” This is taken from the values section of Breck’s mission statement. We know that being intentional about social emotional well-being supports academic health and achievement. How this looks in school will be somewhat different depending on your child’s age.

Breck School Wilder MN
Natalia Rico Hernández, Head of School

Are schools that are rich in history and tradition also known as traditional schools? Head of School Dr. Natalia R. Hernández shares this question in her series, On My Mind.

Middle School Design Thinking
Sky Fauver, Middle School Director

Everyone was talking about last week's 29-29 tie between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers. But when it comes to two Middle Schoolers, the nature of their post-game conversation was reflective of the environment we strive to provide our students.

First Grade-Senior Buddies Homecoming 2018
Peg Bailey, Lower School Director

From first-grade/senior buddies to biddies, these Breck traditions are intentionally lived out and reflect the transformative and futures-oriented environment of Breck. 

Upper School Community Partnerships
Thomas Taylor, Upper School Director

Last week marked our students' first visit to their community partnership sites. While there, students engage in important work, which is a key element in forming the culture of Breck. 

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